William I of Montpellier

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William I (or in Occitan: Guilhem I) was the founder of the dynasty which bears his name: the Guilhems, Lords of Montpellier. He received his fief (a manor) of Monspestularius (Montpellier) on 26 November 986 from Bernard, Count of Mauguio, with the permission of Ricuin, Bishop of Maguelone.

Preceded by
Lords of Montpellier
26 November 986 – 1019
Succeeded by
William II of Montpellier